Bari, castle

Griffin capital

11th c.

    Marble capital in the form of a bracket to carry a lintel or beam. It is decorated with two fabulous beasts – griffins – addorsed and holding a man's head.

Dimensions of the object
1. base 10 cm

Italie des Normands, Normandie des Plantagenêts, Musée de Normandie, Caen, 1995, n°21

Bari, Gipsoteca provinciale

Photo B. Delorme